Committee Members

Republicans


Elder Vogel
, Chair
Gene Yaw, Vice-Chair
Joe Scarnati, ex-officio
David Argall

 
Ryan Aument
Michele Brooks
Judy Ward

Democrats

Judy Schwank, Minority Chair
Andrew Dinniman
John Sabatinia
Sharif Street

Committee Schedule, Votes and Bills

Meetings and Hearings

Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee | April 9, 2019 | Room 461 Main Capitol   [Read More]

 

Joint Hearing Senate and House Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committees | Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |     [Read More]

 

Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee | Monday, February 4, 2019 |12:30 p.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A |     [Read More]

 

Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee | October 2, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B     [Read More]

 

Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee | June 19, 2018 | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |     [Read More]

 

Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee | June 13, 2018 | Majority Caucus Room |     [Read More]

News

Feb

04

2019

February 04, 2019

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee will consider two bills at its meeting set for 12:30 p.m., today (February 4), in Room 8 E-A of the East Wing of the State Capitol Complex, Harrisburg, according to Committee Chairman Senator Elder Vogel.   [Read More]

Feb

01

2019

February 01, 2019

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee will consider two bills at its meeting set for 12:30 p.m., Monday, February 4, in Room 8 E-A of the East Wing of the State Capitol Complex, Harrisburg, according to Committee Chairman Senator Elder Vogel.   [Read More]

Feb

10

2016

February 10, 2016

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee today (February 10) held a public hearing on a bill that would legalize the sale of fireworks in Pennsylvania, according to Committee Chairman Senator Elder Vogel (R-47).   [Read More]

Feb

05

2016

February 05, 2016

The Senate Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, February 10, to gather testimony on a bill that would permit the sale of fireworks to Pennsylvania residents, according to Committee Chairman Senator Elder Vogel (R-47). Listen   [Read More]

Oct

26

2015

October 26, 2015

The Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, chaired by Senator Elder Vogel, will consider legislation to allow the growth of industrial hemp during a meeting set for 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, October 27, in Room 8E-B of the State Capitol East Wing.   [Read More]

Aug

18

2015

August 18, 2015

The Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee and the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee will hold a joint informational meeting on Wednesday to discuss the state‚Äôs preparedness against the highly pathogenic avian influenza, according to the committee Chairmen Senator Elder Vogel (R-Beaver/Butler/Lawrence) and Representative Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter).   [Read More]